It’s generally the custom of the present author to confine the headlines of his posts to just a single line. Such is the importance of this particular post, however, that it’s necessitated a violation of that very sound practice, and whatever monstrosity of design it’s created.
A slightly less than cursory inspection of Wikipedia has produced the results for what follows — “what follows” being a slideshow both for gentlemen and also by gentlemen of notable baseball personages who’ve also attended fine New England boarding schools.
It commences here:
Current, probably underrated outfielder for San Diego. Attended Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connecticut.
All-time leader in joy. A native of Worcester, Mass, he attended Worcester Academy.
One of the league's many Jewish, diabetic, New Hampshire natives. Attended Phillips Exeter.
Probably the most noted reporter of his age. Went to Groton School, located in his hometown in Massachusetts.
A. Bartlett Giamatti
Former baseball commissioner and also Yale president. Attended Phillips Andover.
The original! Recorded 1000-plus appearances over 17 years. Attended New Hampton School in New Hampshire.
Has worked in front offices of Red Sox, Padres, and now Cubs. Graduated from Holderness School in 1992.